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    by Published on 09-19-2015 07:28 AM
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    About 3 months ago an acquaintance of mine expressed an interest in straight razor shaving. Always keen to encourage new people into the sport, I offered to loan him a razor (suitably honed of course) and a strop with which to learn. I gave him a demonstration of how to shave and strop, a few tips and a hearty "good luck!", and left him to carry on.
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    Max Nelson Sheffler

    My second cousin, Max Sheffler, entered the Army in 1952. Max was a month younger than my mother, who adored him. I heard about him, this ‘Warrior,’ the entire time I was growing up.

    I first remember meeting Max in the mid 60s when I was about 11 or 12 years old and I believe he was being shipped out to Viet Nam for his first tour of duty. I don’t know what I had said, but he took me to his car and gave me a military pamphlet on how to set up a camp, among other things. I can still see him standing proud in his dress khaki uniform with his trousers tucked into his polished black boots laced like nothing that I’d ever seen before. I would later learn that those boots were tied ‘Airborne’ and the trousers were ‘bloused.’ To say that he made a huge impression on me would be an understatement.

    Once he ...
    Published on 05-23-2015 08:02 PM
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    We have a great opportunity to share our hobby and help out some aspiring wet-shavers get better shaves. They are a U.S. Cavalry Scout Platoon (19D’s) presently serving in the middle east. The platoon Sargeant is a straight razor shaver and ...
    by Published on 04-01-2014 12:18 AM
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    During the battle for the Japanese Island of Iwo Jima a Marine who would become my Boy Scout Scoutmaster and lifetime friend 'Owen Agenbroad' found a Japanese made folding straight razor in the coffin box it was purchased in along with a sharpening hone for the razor, there was handwriting inside of the coffin box. The items were in a demolished ...
    by Published on 12-06-2013 01:30 PM
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    William Greaves led a remarkable life.

    Born in 1752, little is known about his early years, or even how he started his business. There were a lot of men making things with steel and named William Greaves. There were, in general, a lot of men named William Greaves. ...
    by Published on 08-20-2012 04:18 PM
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    Ladies and Gentlemen, this is the prototype of the SRP Logo LE razor. It was made from a stencil custom razor maker, SRP member (PapaBull), Robert Williams did of the logo at the top of our page and is on the money. I should have it in hand early next week if not later today. It is a 6/8 with G-10 scales. As you can see the SRP logo is etched in the belly of the blade and Robert's trademark is on the tang mark side with the XII (year) etched on the reverse along with each razors individual # engraved by hand.

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